{
    "title": "Manyonga shines on indoor debut",
    "image": "https:\/\/images.supersport.com\/2018\/2\/Luvo-Manyonga-170805-Jumps-G-300.jpg",
    "body": "<p>\r\nWorld champion Luvo Manyonga of South Africa soared to a world-leading distance of 8.32 metres in the men's long jump at Wednesday's indoor athletics meeting in Paris. <\/p>\r\n<p>\r\nIt was a first career indoor appearance for Manyonga, an Olympic silver medallist at Rio 2016, as he targets more silverware at next month's World Indoor Championships in Birmingham.<\/p>\r\n<p>\r\nHowever, French sprinter Jimmy Vicaut \u2013 the joint European 100m record-holder \u2013 admitted he is likely to miss the 1-4 March event through injury after complaining of adductor pain following the 60m heats.<\/p>\r\n<p>\r\n\"You can do miracles in six weeks, but not in three weeks... Now I have to think about Berlin,\" said Vicaut, referring to the European Championships in August.<\/p>\r\n<p>\r\nFrench decathlon world champion Kevin Mayer set a new personal best in the 60m hurdles while also displaying good form in the shot put (15.96m) and long jump (7.48m).<\/p>",
    "blurb": "World champion Luvo Manyonga of South Africa soared to a world-leading distance of 8.32 metres in the men's long jump at Wednesday's indoor athletics meeting in Paris.",
    "date": "2018-02-08T09:29:37",
    "author": "",
    "credit": "AFP",
    "img_credit": "Luvo Manyonga \u00a9 Gallo Images",
    "category": "SA Track & Field",
    "videos": []
}